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10 BCL men hurt in Chandpur factional clash

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A Correspondent
Chandpur: At least 10 activists of Hajiganj Upazila Chhatra League, including the unit’s president, were injured in a clash between two groups on Friday night.
Locals said the clash between supporters of Upazila BCL’s general secretary and activists of Municipality BCL started at around 8:30pm over beating up of BCL’s upazila unit president Ebadur Rahman Khokon.
Cumilla-Chandpur road, Hajiganj-Ramganj road and Hajiganj to Gouripur road were blockaded for about an hour during the clash, they added.
Afzal Hossian, additional superintendent of police, said upazila Awami League General Secretary Majumder and municipality’s former BCL president Shukur Alam Khokon spoke to the activists.
Police later intervened and brought the situation under control, the ASP added.
He said the BCL activists vandalized some microbus and CNG-run auto rickshaws and broke the glass of Gau-sia Highway Hotel.